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SBJ/April 26 - May 2, 2004/SBJ In Depth
Paying to play
Published April 26, 2004
Petco Park and Citizens Bank Park opened this month as the most expensive open-air Major League Baseball parks ever built. The Phillies paid for half the total cost of their project, the largest such team share since Comerica Park opened in Detroit in 2000. The opening of the two parks means that exactly half the teams in the league have built a new facility since 1992, with the public covering 62 percent of the costs.
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